WIFIA

The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)
program accelerates investment in our nation's water
infrastructure by providing long-term, low-cost supplemental
PROGRAM	loans for regionally and nationally significant projects.

GEORGETOWN WET WEATHER TREATMENT STATION

PROSPECTIVE BORROWER: King County
LOCATION: King County, Washington

TOTAL PROJECT COSTS: $263 million
REQUESTED WIFIA LOAN AMOUNT $129 million
POPULATION SERVED BY SYSTEM 1.9 million people
PROJECT TYPE: Combined sewer overflow and stormwater management

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

King County will construct a new Wet Weather Treatment Station, conveyance pipelines, and outfall
structure to treat combined sewer overflows prior to discharge into the Lower Duwamish Waterway.
This project will control two existing combined sewer overflows to meet the Washington State control
standard.

FY 2017 SELECTION ROUND

NUMBER OF PROJECTS SELECTED: 12

TOTAL LOAN AMOUNT: $2.3 billion to 		 

public and private entities	

TOTAL WATER INFRASTRUCTURE	

INVESTMENT SUPPORTED: $5.1 billion

NUMBER OF PEOPLE IMPACTED:	.	m

20 million in 9 states

Selected projects must submit an application for a WIFIA loan, pass a creditworthiness assessment,
negotiate a mutually agreeable term sheet, and execute a credit agreement to receive WIFIA funding.
An invitation to apply indicates that EPA believes the selected projects will be able to attain WIFIA loans.

United States
Environmental Protection
Agency

WEBSITE: www.epa.gov/wifia
EMAIL: wifia@EPA.gov


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